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TITIAN AT APSLEY HOUSE JULY–OCTOBER 2015 A display of three Titian paintings from the Wellington Collection at Apsley House – Titian’s Mistress (1550–60), A Young Woman Holding Rose Garlands (1550–60) and Danaë (1551–3) – reveal how recent conservation and research have shed new light on the work of Titian.Top left: Titian’s Mistress, by Titian, 1550–60Above: A Young Woman Holding Rose Garlands, by Titian and studio, 1550–60Left: Danaë, by Titian, 1551–3TITIAN (c.1490–1576)The Renaissance artist Tiziano Vecellio, known in English as Titian, was born in Pieve di Cadore in the Italian region of Veneto. He became a pupil of the painter Giovanni Bellini in Venice in 1507. He later found fame and wealth as the leading artist of his day, attracting clients from Venice and beyond. Titian ran a successful workshop which employed assistants and family members to help him paint and make copies of his work. By the time of his death in 1576, Titian’s paintings were found throughout Europe. TITIAN ...